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State Regulators Are Investigating if Uber Broke the Law during the First March Nor’easter

Between rushing flood waters, widespread blackouts, and hurricane-force winds, the first of the March nor’easters was an incredibly devastating storm, and now, state regulators are investigating […]

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Roughly 64.8 Million Ride-Share Trips Were Taken in Massachusetts in 2017

There’s nothing quite like watching the city crawl by from the cramped backseat of a stranger’s 2013 Toyota Camry while top-40 blares on the radio […]

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Massachusetts Drivers Don’t Want to Pay Higher Tolls, Admit Infrastructure Is Failing

In an unsurprising non-twist, Massachusetts drivers are not speeding toward the chance to pay higher tolls. Despite the gridlock that paralyzes the Hub’s streets during rush […]


Uber to Repay Some Massachusetts Drivers More Than $210,000 in Toll Fees

Certain local Uber drivers are about to get a little extra money from the company. Some 336 Massachusetts drivers will be getting repaid around $625 each […]


GE’s Jeff Immelt Could Be the Next CEO of Uber

GE head Jeffrey Immelt is on the shortlist to be Uber’s next CEO, Bloomberg reports. Immelt is leaving Boston-headquartered General Electric in August after a 16-year tenure, […]


A New Background Check Ousted Thousands of Local Uber and Lyft Drivers

Newly intensified background checks in Massachusetts have led to thousands of Uber and Lyft drivers being taken off the road. Of the 70,789 people who underwent new screenings […]


You Can Request Bagpipers with Uber Today

Update Friday, March 17: The day has arrived. To request a performance between now and 4 p.m., simply fire up the Uber app and type in […]


There’s an All-Female Ride-Sharing App Called Safr in Boston

Looking for a new ride-sharing app? Safr is coming to Boston. The app is currently in the soft launch phase, with a full-blown debut planned for later this month. […]


Have Uber Deliver Patriots Swag Right to Your Doorstep

Looking for an easy way to get your hands on official championship merchandise following the Patriots Super Bowl LI win? Need something to wear to […]

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Get a Free Ugly Sweater from Uber This Thursday

This season, you won’t have to worry about ugly sweater-themed holiday parties sneaking up on you. Forget about last-minute thrift shopping, because Uber is here to help. […]


Uber and Lyft in Massachusetts to Start Background Checks Early

Beginning in April, if you hail a ride with Uber or Lyft, you can expect that your driver will have passed a background check. The […]


Here’s Where Boston Uber Users Like to Get Dropped Off

If you want to know where local bon vivants should spend their time (and money), we at Boston magazine humbly suggest following our Twitter feeds, subscribing to […]


Study: Uber Treats You Differently in Boston if You’re Black or a Woman

Trying to hail an Uber in Boston? If you’re black—or specifically, if your name sounds black—you might find it a little more difficult to find a […]


Uber Is Delivering Free Flu Shots

With flu season looming, Uber is once again making it easier for you to protect yourself. As it did last fall, the ride hailing service […]


The State’s Taxi Industry vs. Uber Battle Is Headed to Federal Court

Tension between the traditional taxi industry and ride-sharing companies shows no signs of dissipating. In Massachusetts, the former is now suing the Gov. Charlie Baker […]